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Author: Hooman Dehghani

Types of Literacy

Reading, Writing, and Numeracy This is the type of literacy that we’re all familiar with. It involves the ability to read, write, and use basic math skills. Many people develop these basic literacy skills in childhood, but there are numerous adult literacy programs all over the world.Did you know that low literacy skills have been…
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Five questions to develop media literacy

5 Questions to Help You Develop Media Literacy

Plato once proposed to banish all poets from his ideal society because he was extremely cautious of their influence on the minds of people. Other philosophers shared a similar negative outlook. Marx, for example, believed that media was the primary tool for ideologies to control the minds of people. We now know that not all…
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